[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 7179006: [macosx] Print-to-file doesn't work: printing to the default printer instead.

Prasanta Sadhukhan psadhukhan at openjdk.java.net
Fri Sep 25 04:33:01 UTC 2020

On Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:38:50 GMT, Phil Race <prr at openjdk.org> wrote:

> A long-standing bug on macOS: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-7179006
> The fix is to propagate whatever is set as the Destination down to native and set it on the native printing object.
> Also if using the native dialog, but with attributes, copy back the destination from native to the Java attribute set.
> The new test can directly test printing to file in an automated way - so long as there is a printer.
> The updated manual test can be used to verify the  cross-platform dialog case.

test/jdk/java/awt/print/PrinterJob/PrintToFileTest.java line 60:

> 58:         if (!file.exists()) {
> 59:              throw new RuntimeException("No file created");
> 60:         }

I guess we need to delete the file in finally block, if created.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/339

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